Privacy notice

Key Summary

We welcome you to our website and thank you for your interest in our company.

A1-envirosciences places great value on the protection of personal data. Our website is operated in compliance with applicable data protection regulations. Below you can learn which data we collect, and how we use them.

If you are just browsing our website, a1-envirosciences will not collect any personal information about you. This website only collects data that you enter into the website, e.g. to submit an enquiry or have a live chat with our operatives. If you subscribe to any of our mailing lists, we will use your personal information to send you the information you have requested.

a1-envirosciences uses cookies, which collect information about the usage and performance of our website. The information that the cookies collect is anonymous (other than your IP address). We uses this information to analyse usage of our website by visitors to improve its performance and to inform decisions about content, layout and operation of the website and our services or products.

This notice explains what data a1-envirosciences processes, why, how it is legal and what your rights are.

About a1-envirosciences and this Notice

This Privacy Notice applies to personal data collected through this website www.a1-envirosciences.co.uk / a1-safetech.com and a1-envirosciences.de

This Privacy Notice is provided by a1-envirosciences GmbH (“a1-envirosciences”). A1-envirosciences is a 'controller' for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("Data Protection Laws").

a1-envirosciences takes your privacy very seriously. We asks that you read this Privacy Notice carefully as it contains important information about our processing and your rights.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, how a1-envirosciences handles your personal data, or want to exercise any of your rights, please contact:

a1-envirosciences GmbH

Address: Eichsfelder Str. 1, 40595 Düsseldorf - Germany
Telephone number: +49 211 758483-0
Email: it@a1-envirosciences.de

Changes to the Privacy Notice

a1-envirosciences may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. You should check this Privacy Notice occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access this website.

What personal data does a1-envirosciences collect and why?

Personal data provided by you

Visitors only

All personal data transmitted to us via our website are provided voluntarily. Their sole purpose is to allow us to better process enquiries and optimise service offers. Your personal data are not shared with or sold to any third party, nor does any other transmission occur.

If you are just browsing this website, a1-envirosciences will not collect personal data (other than your IP address collected through our cookies).

The information collected with the help of cookies do not contain any personal data and expire at the end of the session. You can also reject the use of cookies by means of your browser settings. Please note that some functions of the website may no longer be accessible in such a case.

In addition, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are placed on your computer, which allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Convention on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google shall use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the activities, and to provide other services to the operator of the website connected to website use and internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by means of your browser setting; please note, however, that in such a case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent the transfer to Google of the data generated by the cookie, which relate to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available under this link. This plugin, “disable Google Analytics”, prevents the recording of your data during all future visits to our website. Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been expanded by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();", in order to guarantee the anonymised recording of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

More information on the treatment of user data by Google Analytics can be found in the Google Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. a1-envirosciences has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour, in order to optimise its website.

This information is statistical NS aggregated and is not processed for the purpose of understanding your particular usage of the website. A1-envirosciences collects this information so that a1-envirosciences can:

  1. tailor and personalise user experience;
  2. monitor our website usage to improve its content, layout and performance;
  3. improve our services and products

a1-envirosciences process personal information about you such as your name, address, email address and telephone number and anything else that you provide to us when you contact us by filling in our contact form in order to respond to the enquiry.

a1-envirosciences also collects personal information when you contact us, send us feedback or complete surveys which a1-envirosciences uses to improve our services and products in the future.

If you sign up to receive our newsletter, a1-envirosciences will use your name and email address to send you the material you have requested.

You can unsubscribe at any time by contacting us at the details set out above or clicking the "unsubscribe" link in the emails that you receive.

Sensitive personal data provided by you

a1-envirosciences does not collect any sensitive personal data about you.

Personal information about other individuals

If you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on his or her behalf and has agreed that you can.

How is processing your Personal Data lawful?

a1-envirosciences is allowed to process your personal data on the basis that it is in our legitimate interests to:

  • Monitor how our website is used in order to improve it. A1-envirosciences uses aggregated data to do this so it does not impact on your privacy;
  • Respond to enquiries, complaints and requests in order to serve our customers. a1-envirosciences will only use your personal data for this purpose. If you are an existing customer, a1-envirosciences may add information about the enquiry, complaint or request to other records we holds about you so a1-envirosciences can provide a better customer service; and
  • Send you materials you have requested, using the data you have provided.

Please be aware that you have the right to object to the processing of your data of any of the legitimate interests identified.

Who will have access to your Personal Data?

Like any business, a1-envirosciences use service providers to operate our website, such as website hosting. Some of these service providers will process your data as part of the services they offer to us. a1-envirosciences takes steps to ensure that our service providers treat your data in accordance with the law, only use it in accordance with our contract with them and keep it secure. Host Europe hosts our website.

How a1-envirosciences keep your data secure

a1-envirosciences strives to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures in order to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss or alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access and any other unlawful forms of processing. A1-envirosciences aims to ensure that the level of security and the measures adopted to protect your personal data are appropriate for the risks presented by the nature and use of your personal data. A1-envirosciences follows recognised industry practices for protecting our IT environment and physical facilities.

When will a1-envirosciences delete your data?

The table below provides details about how long a1-envirosciences will process your data.

Data we processes

How long this will be held for

Cookies / Analytics data

Cookies expire after the session has expired.

Information from enquiry forms

Until the enquiry has been completed and no further responses are received for a reasonable period

If you are an existing customer, the enquiry may be added to other information a1-envirosciences holds about you as a customer.

Subscription / marketing requests

Until you tell us that, you no longer wish to receive the subscription or marketing material.

Your Rights

As a data subject, you have the following legal rights:

  • the right of access to personal data relating to you
  • the right to correct any mistakes in your information
  • the right to ask us to stop contacting you with direct marketing
  • the right to prevent your personal data being processed in some circumstances
  • The right to object to processing of your data where processed on the grounds of legitimate interests
  • the right to erasure in some circumstances

If you would like to exercise your rights, please contact us at the details set out above.

A1-envirosciences will respond to any rights that you exercise within a month of receiving your request, unless the request is particularly complex, in which case a1-envirosciences will respond within three months.

Please note that exceptions apply to some of these rights, which a1-envirosciences will apply in accordance with the law.

Complaints

If you do not think that a1-envirosciences have processed your data in accordance with this Privacy Notice, you should let us know as soon as possible.